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Kindness & Courage Sayings

"A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.” —Joseph Joubert

“Compassion isn’t about solutions. It’s about giving all the love that you’ve got.” —Cheryl Strayed.
“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” —Mother Teresa.

“Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.” —Barbara De Angelis

“Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.” —Eric Hoffer

“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” —Steve Maraboli

“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” —Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” —Desmond Tutu

“To err on the side of kindness is seldom an error.” —Liz Armbruster

“You can cultivate mercy when you extend acts of compassion and kindness to yourself and to other people.” —Bree Miller

“Do things for people not because of who they are or what they do in return, but because of who you are.” —Harold S. Kushner

“Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life.” —Jackie Chan

“Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.” —Bob Kerrey

"That’s what kindness is. It’s not doing something for someone else because they can’t, but because you can.” —Andrew Iskander

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.” —Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” —Aesop

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” —Leo Buscaglia

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” —Mark Twain

“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.” —Amelia Earhart

“To kindness and love, the things we need most.” —The Grinch

“How do we change the world? One random act of kindness at a time.” — M Freeman

“When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.” —Abraham Joshua Heschel

“Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.” —Jesse Jackson

“A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.” — T Carlyle

“Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.” —Blaise Pascal

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.” —Kahlil Gibran

“Kindness gives birth to kindness.” —Sophocles

“Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.” — T Rubin

“Kindness is always fashionable, and always welcome.” —Amelia Barr.


“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” —E.E. Cummings

“The secret to happiness is freedom … and the secret to freedom is courage.” —Thucydides

“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” —William Faulkner

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” —Winston Churchill

“Courage is resistance to fear and mastery of fear—not absence of fear.” —Mark Twain

“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” —Coco Chanel